Beaujolais-Villages 2015

Region: France / Burgundy / Beaujolais
Grapes: 100% Gamay

Grapes are sourced from the finest vineyards within the Beaujolais-Villages appellation in northern Beaujolais. Louis Jadot practices the quality-driven “replis” method, whereby grapes of higher classifications from the 10 famed Beaujolais Cru villages are added to elevate the blend. The area’s granite and sandy subsoils contain a high percentage of manganese, which produces an especially deep and rich expression of Gamay. Grapes are handpicked in whole bunches and traditional Burgundian methods are used for vinification.

88 Points

Wine & Spirits

2015 vintage
88 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2015 vintage
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harvest note

Burgundy’s 2015 growing season began with a mild, wet winter and spring, for what turned out to be a hot, dry summer. The rain that did fall in summer was uneven and the dry temperatures temporarily stopped grapes from ripening. While yields were low, excellent wines were produced. The 2015 vintage is set to be a great one.

tasting note

This crisp, fruit-forward, juicy wine has expressive aromas and flavors of ripe red berries, with nice weight in the mouth.

food pairing

Light red meats and grilled or roasted white meats.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Gamay
APPELLATION: Beaujolais-Villages
PH: 3.52
ACIDITY: 3.25 g/L
ABV: 13%
AGING: Stainless steel

points of distinction

  • In the Haut Beaujolais (the northern Beaujolais) granitic and sandy soil has a high percentage of manganese, producing an especially deep, rich Gamay
  • Extended maceration ensures maximum extraction of color and tannins.
  • about the grape +
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“My aim is to craft enchanting wines that taste of the great diversity of Burgundy.”

– Frederic Barnier, Winemaker

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